Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse, by Kevin Henkes, is the classic story of a little mouse who really really really wants to share about her new purple plastic purse, only her teacher wants her to wait. Learning patience is hard!
Share this charming story with your students to teach the central message as well as the Common Core State Standards for Reading Literature 1, 2, 3, 4, 7 and 9! Model close reading as you guide students back into the text for answers to the questions on our Text-Dependent Question card. Then take your lesson “to the MAX” with our Close Reading worksheet! An answer key is provided for teacher reference, which can also be used for handwriting practice or for modified work.
Included in this packet:
• Text-Dependent Question card
• Close Reading worksheet and answer key
The Text-Dependent Questions…
• Address multiple Common Core State Standards (CCSS RL 1, 2, 3, 4, 7 and 9)
• Include pair-sharing prompts
• Guide students back into the text
• Provide correct answers for teacher reference
The Close Reading Worksheet…
• Flows naturally from the class discussion
• Includes page numbers to guide students back into the text
• Includes guidelines to help young writers with penmanship
• Answer key included for teacher reference
• Answer key may be used for handwriting practice or for modified work